YANG, William (1943 - )
Brisbane : Andrew Baker Art Dealer, 2014. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, pp. 40, illustrated. Printed in an edition of 500 copies. Fine copy. ‘Born a third–generation Chinese Australian, Yang grew up in Dimbulah on the Atherton Tableland and describes his upbringing as one in which his Chinese ethnicity ‘was suppressed and unacknowledged’. ‘ – Cairns Art Gallery …
[U.S.A.] : s.n. [late 1930s]. Oblong duodecimo (77 x 107 mm), original pictorial stapled wrappers (moderate handing wear and rust marks around the staples), 8 leaves, illustrated in comic strip format in black-and-white; internally in very good condition. Anonymous publications of this type – essentially pornographic comic strips – first appeared in the United States in …
Translated from the Danish by Louis Mackay. With photos by Andreas. London : The Gay Men’s Press, 1983. Second impression, 1987. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (light handling creases), blind stamp from a private collection to preliminary blank, pp. 62, photographically illustrated. The first English-language children’s book to discuss male homosexuality, highly influential in public debate over …
London : Carlton, 1999. Quarto, boards in dustjacket (light handling wear), pp. 224, illustrated. Erotic photography of the male nude by some of the twentieth century’s most acclaimed photographers including Robert Flynt, Wilhelm von Gloeden, Pierre et Gilles, Dianora Niccolini, Terry Richardson, Wolfgang Tillmans, Andy Warhol and others.
London : Martin Secker and Warburg, 1992. First English Edition. Quarto, metal boards (some light scratches and shallow crease to upper board), spiral bound, title blindstamped to front board, decoration die-stamped to back board, lacking the CD and foil wrapper, illustrated with sexually explicit photographs. A scarce copy of Madonna’s Sex.
[NEWTON], NEWTON, June
Helmut Newton, edited by June Newton Köln; New York: Taschen, 2009. Folio; 267 x 374 mm. Fine copy, light handling marks to dustjacket. Revised by June Newton. The first edition of Newton’s Sumo published by Taschen, the “biggest and most expensive book production of the 20th century”, according to Taschen’s website. Helmut Neustädter (1920-2004), born …
BARTON, Crawford (1943 - 1993)
San Mateo, CA : Liberation Publications, 1976. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (rubbed, stained and a little creased), pp. , internally fine. Iconic and seminal photobook, the first publication from Crawford Barton, who is noted for his documentation of the emergent gay subculture in San Francisco from the 1960s to 1980s. Rare.
MIZER, Bob (1922 - 1992)
Los Angeles : AMG, 66. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (a few pen marks and light stain), pp. 32, black and white photographs. Physique Pictorial, published by Bob Mizer’s Athletic Model Guild (AMG) was the first all-male and all-nude magazine in the United States. It is an example of a ‘beefcake’ magazine which published images of athletic …
Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2004. Octavo, boards in dustjacket, pp. 312 p.,  p. of plates, a very good copy. For Philip Jones and his long term partner Barrie Reid, Heide —renowned as the birthplace of Australian modern art—was a place to call home for more than twenty-five years and John and …
London : Violette Editions, 2002. Octavo, boards in dustjacket (light handling marks), pp. 176, illustrated. Ticket stub from the 2004 MCA exhibition on Bowery loosely enclosed.
Melbourne : Perimeter Editions, 2014. Quarto, lettered boards, pp. 88, illustrated. New copy. Printed in an edition of 700 copies. David McDiarmid (1952–1995) was an artist, designer, DJ and activist who made an indelible impact on the intersecting histories of art, craft, fashion, graphic design, gay liberation and AIDS awareness in Australia and New York. …
FISCHER, Hal (1950 - )
Los Angeles : Cherry and Martin, 2015. Quarto, lettered wrappers, pp. 56, illustrated. Second edition, the first edition published by NFS Press in San Francisco in 1977. As new copy, sealed in publisher’s shrinkwrap. This is our last copy of the 2015 edition. ‘Hal Fischer’s Gay Semiotics: A Photographic Study of Visual Coding Among Homosexual Men …
STUDIO MAGAZINES; GRAND, Marcello (editor)
Sydney : Studio Magazines, 1992 – 2007. Eighty-nine issues (complete), quarto, illustrated wrappers, each issue approximately 128 pages, extensively illustrated with high quality photography, occasional light handling marks a very good set. A complete set of all issues of the high-end photography magazine which explored the relationship between art, celebrity, glamour and fashion. Each magazine is …
Sydney : Horwitz Publications, 1963. First edition. Trade paperback (175 x 115 mm), pictorial wrappers (light wear to corners and spine), pp 129, with numerous b/w photographic plates; light foxing to preliminaries, edges of leaves a little browned; a good copy of this now-scarce publication. ‘Marihuana and music, Sex and sin … All the world …
Cologne : Taschen, [2016[. Two volumes, quarto, in slipcase (lightly marked), pp. 1048. Weighs 4.35 kgs. Limited to 7,500 numbered copies, with a bonus hour-long DVD featuring 18 Bob Mizer films made between 1954 and 1968 From a quarter million male nudes, editor Dian Hanson selects the best physique photography from Bob Mizer, founder of Physique …
MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw (1884-1942)
The sexual life of savages in north-western Melanesia : an ethnographic account of courtship, marriage and family life among the natives of the Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea.
With a Preface by Havelock Ellis. New York : Horace Liveright, 1929. First US edition. Two volumes. octavo (220 x 150 mm), uniform black cloth over boards with beveled edges (rubbed and lightly marked), spine lettered in gilt (faded); top edges gilt, fore-edges uncut; xviii, map plate, 279; viii, 281-603 pp; photographic plates throughout; bindings …